For Physicians

SmallTalk is the right place to refer your patients.

The perfect blend of clinical expertise, a caring culture and convenient locations.

With more than 15 years of helping families throughout San Diego County, SmallTalk is the region’s leading provider of outpatient speech and occupational therapy for children. Our wealth of experience and personalized approach ensures that your patients receive the care they need to make great strides in their development.


Our in-network insurance plans

We make payment as easy as possible for your patients. We bill medical insurance for the plans we accept, and offer convenient options for cash plans as well. We are in-network with the following insurance companies:

  • Anthem Blue Cross PPO
  • Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Blue Shield Federal PPO
  • CPMG/Rady’s Children’s Network HMO
  • Kaiser Permanente HMO
  • San Diego Regional Center
  • Self Pay
  • Sharp Health Plan CPMG HMO
  • TriCare Prime and Select
  • Tribal Health Blue Cross
  • United HealthCare PPO

We are not in network with any Medi-Cal policies unless the patient has an HMO with Kaiser or CPMG.


PPO Referrals

PPO requirements can be tricky these days, so we ask that all patients on a PPO plan have their doctor send a referral via fax to 858-997-2088. Below is useful information you may need to fill out your referral.

  • Business Name: SmallTalk Speech & Occupational Therapy
  • Servicing/Requesting Provider: GROUP
  • NPI: 1619298791
  • TIN: 45-4843411
  • Billing Office Address: 12030 Scripps Summit Drive Suite A, San Diego Ca 92131

Frequently Asked Questions

What clients say about us

  • “SmallTalk has been a BLESSING for our son”

    SmallTalk has been a BLESSING for our son and our family. They have an abundance of patience, a genuine interest and an emotional investment—not only in my son, but in all their kids.

    -Melissa S.

  • “Amazing work from the Team at SmallTalk!”

    We are so grateful both our girls get to work with the loving, kind, patient, and knowledgeable therapists here. We have seen profound progress and so appreciate the ways they help us encourage their growth both in therapy and at home. Such support for parents truly makes a difference!

    -Laurie K.

  • “Welcoming environment”

    It’s a very welcoming environment and the staff truly care about the kids. They are very friendly and calm and patient.

    -Samantha C.

  • “Dozens of words in only a few months.”

    My twin daughters have been going to SmallTalk and are doing wonderfully! They were delayed in their speech and now have dozens of words in only a few months.

    -Susie S.

  • “I could not imagine my children anywhere else”

    The staff are extremely friendly, listen to my concerns and are using the IEP goals in the therapy sessions. I could not imagine my children anywhere else.

    -Marissa C.

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